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Streaming Video Guide : Overview

Welcome!

This guide provides resources for finding and using streaming video material, from both the Oviatt Library and around the web. Use the tabs above to find information on streaming databases, copyright, video-related websites, and more.

What is streaming video?

Streaming video is content delivered to a computer via an internet connection. Unlike video downloads, streaming video plays almost immediately after the viewer hits "play", and doesn't require a copy of the file to be stored (downloaded).

Digital video display with multiple screens.

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